Botanical Name: Artemisiae Scopariae Herba

Yin Chen Hao

Yin Chen Hao

Category: Drain Dampness

Taste: Bitter
Temperature: Slightly Cold
Channels: Stomach, Spleen, Gallbladder, Liver

Dosage: 9-30g

Cautions & Contraindications:

  • Careful with high dosages.

Actions & Indications:

  • Clears heat, resolves dampness, and reduces jaundice: this is the principal herb for treating jaundice due to either damp-heat or cold-dampness.
  • Clears heat and facilitates the resolution of dampness: used for damp sores, wind rashes, and other skin diseases, particularly those affecting the lower parts of the body.  Can be used alone as an external wash.